TSURUYA KďKEI (弦屋光溪) 

 1996


JANUARY

                 
Nakamura Ganjir˘ III (中村鴈治郎) as
Kamiya Jihŕ (紙屋治兵衛)

Play: Shigure no Kotatsu (時雨の炬燵), Act II of
Shinjű Ten no Amijima (心中天網島)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 01/02/96
Print Date: 03/1996
Series: [Bust Portraits XI (Design 1)]
Daijűichi-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 1
(第十一期大首絵シリーズの1)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com

Note: A larger version of the actor's face was used for
Reminiscences II (01/2000).
 
 
 
   


                 
1996 Holiday Card with
Unknown Figures


Play: ?
Print Date: c. 1/01/96
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com

MARCH

                 
Kataoka Takao I (片岡孝夫) as
Fujiya Izaemon (藤屋伊左衛門)

Play: Yoshidaya (吉田屋) [Kuruwa Bunsh˘ (廓文章)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/96
Print Date: 05/1996
Series: [Bust Portraits XI (Design 2)]
Daijűichi-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 2
(第十一期大首絵シリーズの2)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
Note: A smaller, simplified version of the actor's
face was also used on a 1998 holiday card.
 
 
 
 
 


MAY

               
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII (市川團十郎) as
Sasaki Takatsuna (佐々木高綱)

Play: Kamakura Sandaiki (鎌倉三代記)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/03/96
Print Date: 07/1996
Series: [Bust Portraits XI (Design 3)]
Daijűichi-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 3
(第十一期大首絵シリーズの3)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 
 
 


JULY

                   
Ichikawa Monnosuke VIII (市川門之助) as
Jűmonjiya Omon (十文字屋おもん)

Play: Hitori Tabi Gojűsan Tsugi (独道中五十三駄)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 07/02/96
Print Date: 09/1996
Series: [Bust Portraits XI (Design 4)]
Daijűichi-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 4
(第十一期大首絵シリーズの4)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 
 
 


SEPTEMBER

                 
Nakamura Tokiz˘ V (中村時蔵) as
Keisei ďshű (傾城逢州)

Play: Gosho  no  Goroz˘ (御所五郎蔵), Act II of
Soga Moy˘ Tateshi no Goshozome (曽我綉侠御所染)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 09/01/96
Print Date: 10/1996
Series: [Bust Portraits XI (Design 5)]
Daijűichi-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 5
(第十一期大首絵シリーズの5)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 
 
 

DECEMBER

                 
Kamakura Gongor˘ Kagemasa
(鎌倉権五郎景政)

Play: Shibaraku (暫)
Print Date: 12/1996
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Narita Gor˘ Yoshihide
(成田五郎義秀)

Play: Shibaraku (暫)
Print Date: 12/1996
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